Finding It Funny

April 29, 2014

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXXI Counsel
  • 110XXXI(F) Arguments and Statements by Counsel
  • 110k2088 Matters Not Sustained by Evidence
  • 110k2091 k. Personal Knowledge, Opinion, or Belief of Counsel.

110 Criminal LawIn context of entire record, prosecutor’s closing argument did not improperly interject his personal opinion when he stated, “it’s rare that I say this, but sometimes there are certain defenses that are truly laughable. They are funny.”

Leiker v. State, 994 P.2d 917 (Wyo. 1999)